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Correlational findings

Study Auma (2015): study NL Rotterdam 2009

Public:
General public, 67 neighborhoods, Rotterdam Netherlanfs 2009
Survey name:
NL-Rotterdam Leisure Survey 2009
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 67
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Overall accessibility with public transport
Our Classification
Remarks
Data provided by local public transportation company RET
Distribution
M= 9.42, SD=3.03
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Total number of directions of the modes for both the trip to and from a place, including:
- the number of stops per trip,
- the total number of platforms in the neighborhood,
-average number of combined visits that the modes make to a neighborhood,
- the average combined waiting time in terms of minutes.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-?-sq-v-4-a OPRC = -.15 p < .05 AVERAGE happines in neighorhood by overal accessibility of public transport in vinicity

No controls
O-HL-?-sq-v-4-a OPRC = -.21 p < .01 PRC controled for neighbourhood characteristics
- population desnsity
- %employed
- average income

/\ shaped pattern:
- positive in unhappy neighbourhoods
- negative in happy neighbouthoods